Les Quatre Cents Coups

Title: The 400 blows (Les quatre cents coups)
Country: France
Year: 1959
Directed by: François Truffaut
Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Rémy
Duration: 99 min.
Language: French | English
Plot: A young parisian boy, Antoine Doinel, neglected by his derelict parents, skips school, sneaks into movies, runs away from home, steals things, and tries (disastrously) to return them. He inhabits a Paris of dingy flats, seedy arcades, abandoned factories and workaday streets, a city that seems big and full of possibilities only to a child’s eye.



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